PRRI-RNS Religion News Survey, February 2013

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The PRRI/ Religion & Politics Tracking Poll was conducted by Public Religion Research Institute to examine attitudes on breaking news and emerging issues at the intersection of religion and politics. This survey investigated individuals' perceptions of and experiences in romantic relationships. Questions not only assessed views toward Valentine's Day, but also asked questions about their relationship status and perceptions of where problems emerge in marriages or romantic relationships.

Data File
Cases: 1,021
Variables: 73
Weight Variable: WEIGHT
Data Collection
Date Collected: February 6-10, 2013
Original Survey (Instrument)
Public Religion Research Institute February 2013 Questionnaire
Funded By
Public Religion Research Institute
Collection Procedures
The survey was designed and conducted by Public Religion Research Institute. Results of the survey were based on bilingual (Spanish and English) RDD telephone interviews conducted between Feb. 6-10, 2013 by professional interviewers under the direction of Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS).
Sampling Procedures
Interviews were conducted among a random sample of 1,021 adults, 18 years of age or older in the continental United States (411 respondents were interviewed on a cell phone).
Principal Investigators
Robert P. Jones and Daniel Cox
Notes on Weighted Data
The final sample was weighted to six different parameters -- age, sex, geographic region, race, education and telephone usage -- to ensure reliable and accurate representation of the total adult population. Telephone usage refers to whether respondents have only a landline telephone, only a cell phone or both types and the frequency with which they use each type.

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